Dapol 4S-018-014D LSWR Class B4 0-4-0T Trouville Brown 89 - Steam Tank Locomotive - DCC Fitted

  • 4S-018-014D
  • Dapol
  • OO Gauge Scale
  • £139.53
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  • £24.63
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The Dapol OO Gauge LSWR 0-4-0 B4 has the following features:

  • Finely moulded body with many separately added fine details
  • DCC Ready with a 6 pin socket included
  • DCC fitted models available
  • Cast wheels with fine relief and appropriate colouring
  • Die-cast compensated chassis and all wheel pick up
  • NEM pockets as standard
  • Powerful 5 pole skew wound motor
  • Accessory bag with spares and other optional detail

Prototype Background

In 1890 Adams ordered 20 powerful four-coupled tank engines from Nine Elms Works, the design being preferred to six-coupled because of the many poorly laid out goods yards and the sharply curved Cattewater and Sutton Harbour lines at Plymouth. When the South Western gained control of Southampton docks in 1892 Adams transferred two engines there which had their cab front and back sheets cut away to aid visibility and were named JERSEY and GUERNSEY. Over the next few years twelve more were transferred to the docks, including two of the ­ five built by Drummond. All 25 engines were taken into B.R. stock in January 1948; however fourteen were withdrawn over the next year, leaving just eleven survivors, distributed to Eastleigh, Plymouth, Bournemouth and Ashford. The last two representatives stationed at Winchester were withdrawn in October 1963, a month short of their seventieth birthday. Happily both have been preserved.